Turn on your water faucet and fill a glass. Flush the toilet and all is clean. Wake up your computer and surf the internet. The majority of your daily routines are accomplished thanks to a complex system of nearly invisible infrastructure–ranging from pipes, pumps, power houses, and reservoirs, to wire and cabling networks, structural support systems, and so much more.
We’d like to kick off National Infrastructure Week with this fascinating Infographic courtesy of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to give you an idea of just how much infrastructure you use… not on a monthly, weekly, or daily basis, but before noon! (Scroll down to view, click image to enlarge.)